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TWiT Home Theater

Scott Wilkinson, online editor of UltimateAVmag.com and HomeTheaterMag.com, interviews the leaders, pioneers behind today's Home Theater technology. A regular on The Tech Guy with Leo Laporte, each week Scott explores the technologies behind your screen.

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TWiT Home Theater
Feb 13, 2012 TWiT
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Host: Scott Wilkinson Scott talks Jason Hartlove, CEO of Nanosys Inc., about his new Quantum TV technology. Guest: Jason Hartlove links: http://www.ultimateavmag.com/ http://www.nanosysinc.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Jason Hartlove
TWiT Home Theater
Feb 6, 2012 TWiT
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Host: Scott Wilkinson Scott talks Sean Olive of Harman International about how to listen to sounds and subjective listening versus objective measurements. Guest: Sean Olive links: http://www.ultimateavmag.com/ http://www.harman.com/EN-US/Pages/Home.aspx
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Sean Olive
TWiT Home Theater
Jan 30, 2012 TWiT
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Host: Scott Wilkinson Scott talks with his guest Diego Stocco about making music from just about anything. Guests: Diego Stocco links: http://www.ultimateavmag.com/ http://diegostocco.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Diego Stocco
TWiT Home Theater
Jan 23, 2012 TWiT
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Hosts: Scott Wilkinson and Leo Laporte Scott talks with his guest Phil "Captian 3D" McNally a stereoscopic supervisor at Dreamworks Animation, about the wonderful world of 3D. Guests: Phil McNally Phil "Captain 3D" McNally most recently served as Stereoscopic Supervisor on DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 2. Prior to Kung Fu Panda 2, he worked in the same capacity on Megamind, Shrek Forever After, How to Train Your Dragon, and DreamWorks Animation’s first...
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Leo Laporte, Phil McNally
TWiT Home Theater
Jan 16, 2012 TWiT
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Hosts: Scott Wilkinson and Leo Laporte Scott talks with his guests about all the latest electronics they saw at CES 2012. Guests: Barb Gonzalez, Tom Norton and Ray Coronado links: http://www.ultimateavmag.com/ http://leoville.com/ http://simpletechguru.com/ http://www.hometheater.com/ http://socalht.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Leo Laporte, Barb Gonzalez, Tom Norton, Ray Coronado
TWiT Home Theater
Jan 13, 2012 TWiT
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Scott and Leo walk around the CES show floor. Guests: Alan Parsons, Elliot Scheiner, Kerry Hodel from Sharp, and Stuart Silloway from Samsung links: http://www.alanparsonsmusic.com/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elliot_Scheiner http://www.sharp.com/ http://www.samsung.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Leo Laporte, Alan Parsons, Elliot Scheiner, Kerry Hodel,...
TWiT Home Theater
Jan 3, 2012 TWiT
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Host: Scott Wilkinson Scott takes questions from the chat room with Home Theater colleague, David Vaughn. Guest: David Vaughn. links: http://www.ultimateavmag.com/ http://www.hometheater.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, David Vaughn
TWiT Home Theater
Dec 20, 2011 TWiT
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Host: Scott Wilkinson Scott continues his chat from episode 91 with InnerFidelity.com editor, Tyll Hertsens about headphones and Tyll's favorite models of 2011. Guest: Tyll Herstens. links: http://www.ultimateavmag.com/ http://www.innerfidelity.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Tyll Hertsens
TWiT Home Theater
Dec 12, 2011 TWiT
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Host: Scott Wilkinson Scott chats InnerFidelity.com editor, Tyll Hertsens about his recent article, Celebrity Headphone Deathmatch. Guest: Tyll Herstens. links: http://www.ultimateavmag.com/ http://www.innerfidelity.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Tyll Hertsens
TWiT Home Theater
Dec 5, 2011 TWiT
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Host: Scott Wilkinson Scott chats speaker designer Kevin Voecks about speakers. Guest: Kevin Voecks. links: http://www.ultimateavmag.com/ http://marklevinson.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Kevin Voecks
TWiT Home Theater
Nov 29, 2011 TWiT
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Host: Scott Wilkinson Scott chats Audiostream.com Editor, Michael Lavorgna about all things computer audio. Guest: Michael Lavorgna. links: http://www.ultimateavmag.com/ http://www.audiostream.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Michael Lavorgna
TWiT Home Theater
Nov 21, 2011 TWiT
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Host: Scott Wilkinson Scott chats Panasonic North America's CTO, Eisuke Tsuyuzaki about 3D, 4K and the future of TV. Guest: Eisuke Tsuyuzaki.
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Eisuke Tsuyuzaki
TWiT Home Theater
Nov 14, 2011 TWiT
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Host: Scott Wilkinson Scott chats with Barb Gonzalez about the latest in media streamers. Guest: Barb Gonzalez. links: http://www.ultimateavmag.com/ http://simpletechguru.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Barb Gonzalez
TWiT Home Theater
Nov 7, 2011 TWiT
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Host: Scott Wilkinson Scott and Home Theater Magazine Editor, Rob Sabin, take questions from the chat room. Guest: Rob Sabin. links: http://www.ultimateavmag.com/ http://www.hometheater.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Rob Sabin
TWiT Home Theater
Oct 31, 2011 TWiT
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Host: Scott Wilkinson Scott chats with Drew Major, CTO of Echostar Advanced Technologies about his work in IPTV. Guest: Drew Major links: http://www.ultimateavmag.com/ http://www.echostar.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Drew Major
TWiT Home Theater
Oct 24, 2011 TWiT
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Host: Scott Wilkinson Scott chats with John Atkinson of Stereophile Magazine about his recent lecture to the Audio Engineering Society about measurement and perception. Guest: John Atkinson. links: http://www.ultimateavmag.com/ http://www.stereophile.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, John Atkinson
TWiT Home Theater
Oct 17, 2011 TWiT
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Host: Scott Wilkinson Scott chats with Philip Clements of Solus Audio about H-PAS, an extended low bass speaker technology. Guest: Philip Clements. links: http://www.ultimateavmag.com/ http://solusaudio.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Philip Clements
TWiT Home Theater
Oct 10, 2011 TWiT
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Host: Scott Wilkinson Scott chats Derek Smith of SpectraCal about video calibration and the future of home video. Guest: Derek Smith. links: http://www.ultimateavmag.com/ http://store.spectracal.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Derek Smith
TWiT Home Theater
Sep 26, 2011 TWiT
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Host: Scott Wilkinson Scott chats with super audio geeks Paul Barton and Greg Stidsen about new headphones and a great new iPod dock that were introduced at CEDIA. Guests: Paul Barton and Greg Stidsen links: http://www.ultimateavmag.com/ http://www.psbspeakers.com/home http://nadelectronics.com/home
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Paul Barton, Grey Stidsen
Host: Scott Wilkinson Scott chats with THX's Laurie Fincham about the pursuit of high quality audio. Guest: Laurie Fincham links: http://www.ultimateavmag.com/ http://www.thx.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Laurie Fincham
TWiT Home Theater
Sep 12, 2011 TWiT
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Host: Scott Wilkinson Scott chats with Tom Norton and Rob Sabin about the recent CEDIA Expo. Guest: Tom Norton and Rob Sabin links: http://www.ultimateavmag.com/ http://www.hometheater.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Tom Norton, Rob Sabin
TWiT Home Theater
Aug 29, 2011 TWiT
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Host: Scott Wilkinson Scott chats with Fred Maher of dts about Neo:X and 3D audio. Guest: Fred Maher. links: http://www.ultimateavmag.com/ http://www.dts.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Fred Maher
TWiT Home Theater
Aug 15, 2011 TWiT
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Scott gives us an exclusive tour of his broadcast studio then takes questions from the chatroom.
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson
TWiT Home Theater
Aug 8, 2011 TWiT
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Scott chats with Michael Fremer, audiophile extraordinaire and raconteur, about quality versus convenience in audio and video. Guest: Michael Fremer. links: http://musicangle.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Michael Fremer
TWiT Home Theater
Aug 1, 2011 TWiT
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Scott chats with Gene Dolgoff, the inventor of digital projection about 3-D and holograms. Guest: Gene Dolgoff. links: http://3-dvision.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Gene Dolgoff
TWiT Home Theater
Jul 25, 2011 TWiT
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Scott chats with Gene Dolgoff, the inventor of digital projection and his wonderful work in 3D. Guest: Gene Dolgoff. links: http://3-dvision.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Gene Dolgoff
TWiT Home Theater
Jul 18, 2011 TWiT
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Scott chats with super video geeks Gregg Loewen and Michael Chen about video calibration. Guest: Gregg Loewen and Michael Chen links: http://www.thx.com/ http://www.lionav.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Gregg Loewen, Michael Chen
TWiT Home Theater
Jul 11, 2011 TWiT
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Scott chats with music industry icon, Bob Heil about the early days of live rock-n-roll and modern day home theater. Guest: Bob Heil of Heil Sound. links: http://heilsound.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Bob Heil
TWiT Home Theater
Jul 1, 2011 TWiT
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In this episode, Scott takes questions from the chat room.
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson
TWiT Home Theater
Jun 27, 2011 TWiT
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Guest: Chris Connaker from Computer Audiophile. links: http://www.computeraudiophile.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Chris Connaker
TWiT Home Theater
Jun 20, 2011 TWiT
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Guest: Tyll Hertsens from inner fidelity. links: http://www.innerfidelity.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Tyll Hertsens
Scott chats with SpectraCal President, Jeff Murray, about TV calibration. Guest: Jeff Murray from SpectraCal. links: http://www.spectracal.com/entrance.aspx
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Jeff Murray
TWiT Home Theater
May 23, 2011 TWiT
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Guest: Joe Kane from videoessentials. links: http://videoessentials.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Joe Kane
TWiT Home Theater
May 16, 2011 TWiT
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Scott chats with Barb Gonzalez about Roku and other media streamers. Guest: Barb Gonzalez from SimpleTechGuru.com. links: http://simpletechguru.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Barb Gonzalez
TWiT Home Theater
May 9, 2011 TWiT
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Scott chats with Jon Iverson about the changing world of media distribution. Guest: Jon Iverson from UltimateAVmag. links: http://www.ultimateavmag.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Jon Iverson
TWiT Home Theater
May 2, 2011 TWiT
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Scott chats with film and television veteran Ron Williams about his experiences in the industry. Guest: Ron Williams from the Landmark Group. links: http://landmarkcolor.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Ron Williams
TWiT Home Theater
Apr 25, 2011 TWiT
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Scott, David, and D.J. have a round table discussion of the next generation of 3D. Guest: David Cole from Next3D, and D.J. Roller from Next3D. links: http://www.next3d.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, David Cole, D.J. Roller
TWiT Home Theater
Apr 18, 2011 TWiT
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Scott talks with Home Theater's new editor about all things audio and video. Guest: Rob Sabin from Home Theater. links: http://www.hometheater.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Rob Sabin
TWiT Home Theater
Apr 17, 2011 TWiT
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Scott and Leo hits the show floor at NAB Show 2011 and find out what's new for consumers this year. Guest: Eisuke Tsuyuzaki of Panasonic, David Walton of JVC, Bob Ott of Sony.
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Leo Laporte, Eisuke Tsuyuzaki, David Walton, Bob Ott
TWiT Home Theater
Apr 4, 2011 TWiT
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On this week's show we talk about movie sound design. Guest: Erik Aadahl from E Squared.
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Erik Aadahl
TWiT Home Theater
Mar 28, 2011 TWiT
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Guest: Sandy Gross from GoldenEar Technology. links: http://www.goldenear.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Sandy Gross
TWiT Home Theater
Mar 21, 2011 TWiT
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Guest: Jerry Mahabub from AstoundSound!. links: http://genaudioinc.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Jerry Mahabub
TWiT Home Theater
Mar 14, 2011 TWiT
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Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Bob Williams
TWiT Home Theater
Mar 7, 2011 TWiT
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Guests: David Bales, manager, A/V Receiver Product Planning for Pioneer Electronics (USA). links: http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/PUSA/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, David Bales
TWiT Home Theater
Feb 28, 2011 TWiT
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Guests: JJ Johnston, Chief Scientist for DTS. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/htg. links: http://www.dts.com/ http://twit.tv/htg
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, JJ Johnston
TWiT Home Theater
Feb 15, 2011 TWiT
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Distributing and controlling audio and video throughout the home. Guests: Fred Bargetzi, VP for technology, and Josh Stene director of product management for Crestron. links: http://www.crestron.com/Default.asp
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Fred Bargetzi, Josh Stene
TWiT Home Theater
Feb 8, 2011 TWiT
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The world of audio from the perspective of an music lover. Guest: Steve Guttenberg, the Audiophiliac. links: http://news.cnet.com/audiophiliac/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Steve Guttenberg
TWiT Home Theater
Jan 31, 2011 TWiT
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Insights on animation's transition from analog to digital. Guest: Scott Ross, owner of AWOL Productions.
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Scott Ross
TWiT Home Theater
Jan 25, 2011 TWiT
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Electronic music composer Robert Rich tells us how changing technology changed music. Guest: Robert Rich, owner of Soundscape Productions. links: http://robertrich.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Robert Rich
TWiT Home Theater
Jan 18, 2011 TWiT
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Explaining networked media servers, players and streamers. Guest: Barb Gonzalez, the Simple Tech Guru links: http://simpletechguru.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Barb Gonzalez
TWiT Home Theater
Jan 8, 2011 TWiT
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Visiting the major players in home theater at CES 2011.
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Leo Laporte, John Taylor, Gary Klein, Bruce Walker
TWiT Home Theater
Dec 27, 2010 TWiT
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The history of providing metadata for media, CDDB, and future plans for Gracenote. Guest: Ty Roberts, CTO of Gracenote links: http://www.gracenote.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Ty Roberts
TWiT Home Theater
Dec 21, 2010 TWiT
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Legendary amplifier designer Dan D'Agostino's illustrious career. Guest: Dan D'Agostino, president of Dan D'Agostino, Inc. links: http://dagostinoinc.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Dan D'Agostino
TWiT Home Theater
Dec 14, 2010 TWiT
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Learn about the ins and outs of THX certification and more. Guest: Kevin Wines, Image Technology Director of THX, Ltd. links: http://thx.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Kevin Wines
TWiT Home Theater
Dec 6, 2010 TWiT
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The story of the transition from film to digital, and what may be in our movie going future. Guest: David Reisner film industry consultant specializing in digital cinema links: http://222.d-cinema.us/Home.html
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, David Reisner
TWiT Home Theater
Nov 30, 2010 TWiT
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A exciting new audio paradigm from the 3D Audio Alliance. Guest: Alan Kraemer, Executive VP and CTO of SRS Labs, Inc. links: http://www.srslabs.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Alan Kraemer
TWiT Home Theater
Nov 22, 2010 TWiT
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Proper placement of speakers and displays in multi-channel home theater systems. Guest: Tom Norton, senior editor for UltimateAVmag.com links: http://ultimateavmag.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Tom Norton
TWiT Home Theater
Nov 15, 2010 TWiT
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Legendary audio designer Nelson Pass tells us about the amplifiers and speakers he has created. Guest: Nelson Pass, founder of Pass Labs links: http://www.passlabs.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Nelson Pass
TWiT Home Theater
Nov 8, 2010 TWiT
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The inspiration and design behind creating home theaters in the style of classic movie palaces. Guest: Theo Kalomirakis, president of Theo Kalomirakis Theaters links: http://www.tktheaters.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Theo Kolomirakis
TWiT Home Theater
Nov 2, 2010 TWiT
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Working with rock and roll legends, Grammy winning producer, recording engineer and senior acoustician, Christopher Huston has stories to tell. Guest: Christopher Huston, Vice President for Acoustical Engineering for Rives Audio. links: http://chrishuston.com/ http://www.rivesaudio.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Christopher Huston
TWiT Home Theater
Oct 26, 2010 TWiT
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Creating and appreciating the world's most expensive and complex home theater. Guest: Jeremy Kipnis, CEO of Kipnis-Studios. links: http://kipnis-studios.com/The_Kipnis_Studio_Standard/Kipnis_Home_Theaters.html
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Jeremy Kipnis
TWiT Home Theater
Oct 19, 2010 TWiT
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Manufacturing materials and techniques used in high quality projection screens for home theaters and movie houses. Guest:Don Stewart owner and partner of Stewart Filmscreen links: http://www.stewartfilmscreen.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Don Stewart
TWiT Home Theater
Oct 12, 2010 TWiT
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Producing 3-D video "music albums" of private performances with high resolution surround sound. Guest: Mark Waldrep, presidnet and founder of AIX Records and iTrax.com links: http://www.aixrecords.com/ http://itrax.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Mark Weldrep
TWiT Home Theater
Oct 5, 2010 TWiT
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The process of scoring for movies and the evolution of audio technology. Guest: Jeff Rona links: http://jeffrona.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Jeff Rona
TWiT Home Theater
Sep 27, 2010 TWiT
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The latest from the 2010 Custom Electronics Designers and Installers show. Guests: Kal Rubinson, contributing editor for Stereophile and Tom Norton, senior editor for HomeTheaterMag.com links: http://stereophile.com/ http://hometheatermag.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Kal Rubinson, Tom Norton
TWiT Home Theater
Sep 20, 2010 TWiT
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The latest in home security, automation and whole house audio. Guest: Bob Farinelli, CTO and President of Elan Home Systems links: http://www.elanhomesystems.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Bob Farinelli
TWiT Home Theater
Sep 13, 2010 TWiT
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How an A/V reviewer does his job and the tools he uses. Guest: Fred Manteghian, contributing editor for Home Theater Magazine links: http://www.hometheatermag.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Fred Manteghian
TWiT Home Theater
Aug 30, 2010 TWiT
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The changing face of TV and movie delivery. Guest: Paul Thurrott, host of Windows Weekly links: http://winsupersite.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Paul Thurrot
TWiT Home Theater
Aug 16, 2010 TWiT
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A comparison of different 3-D technologies for theaters and homes, and the latest innovations from Dolby Labs. Guest: Walt Husak, Director of Image Technologies at Dolby Labs. links: http://www.dolby.com/index.html
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Walt Husak
Developing and marketing Windows Media Center, and the history of HD DVD. Guest: Kevin Collins, Director, Custom Installation Channel, Connected TV Business, Entertainment and Devices Division for Microsoft. links: http://www.microsoft.com/ceinstaller/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Kevin Collins
TWiT Home Theater
Aug 2, 2010 TWiT
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The Bob Carver story. Guest: Bob Carver, CTO of Sunfire. links: http://www.sunfire.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Bob Carver, Sunfire
TWiT Home Theater
Jul 26, 2010 TWiT
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The latest in high end custom media servers. Guest: Paul Heitlinger, CTO of S1Digital. links: http://www.s1digital.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, Paul Heitlinger, S1Digital
TWiT Home Theater
Jul 19, 2010 TWiT
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Equipment and training required to calibrate professional studios and home theater systems. Guests: David Abrams of Avical Video System Specialists. links: http://www.avical.com/
Topics: twit, home-theater-geeks, Scott Wilkinson, David Abrams, Avical Video System Specialists